History of seaplanes

Posted by Seawings team on 05 Jan 2018

The history of seaplanes began in the late 1880s in Europe where the first patent was filed, and it was some time before the first successful flight was completed. The seaplane is a unique craft in that it requires the buoyancy and strength to be able to take off and land on water, a requirement that proved challenging for early designers. 

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FAQs about seaplanes

Posted by Seawings team on 25 Sep 2017

Seaplanes are a unique aircraft with the ability to land on both solid ground and water, and have played an important part in the history of aviation. While most people know about the large commercial planes commonly used for air travel, less is known about the seaplanes. To help here are some FAQs about seaplanes.

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